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this here. new information just in to us at cnn. two iranian fighter jets fired at an unarmed u.s. predator drone. we're hearing it happened last week. barbara starr is at the pentagon for us with this exclusive report. barbara, tell us what you know. >> reporter: new military tensions now with iran. cnn has learned it was last thursday just one week ago that two iranian su-25, old russian fighter jets they operate flew out in to the persian gulf in to international air space and fired on a u.s. air force predator drone, an unmanned drone in international air space that the pentagon insists conducting routine all toe classified maritime surveillance. the iranian air force hit the drone. the drone was able to return to base in that region. but this does raise some serious new tensions with iran. it was, of course, just a few days before the presidential election. here in the united states. officials that we have talked to confirming it after we questioned them say they just don't know at this point what the iranians were up to. just out to cause trouble or trying to bring down that u.s. dron
with us online here. you can follow us on cnn weather on twitter. we'll give you all the latest information. >>> president obama back at the white house. it wasn't the welcome that his staff had intended. they wanted to greet him on the south lawn. but the bad weather changed those plans. the first family took air force one then arrived at the white house by motorcade instead. >> the president's first order of business, avoiding the fiscal cliff. congressional leaders from both parties conceding the election with a call to compromise. what that comprise is, that hasn't been ironed out. w we'll get to what they said. >> the presidential vase over except in florida. the electoral votes are i will stun claimed. they're not make or break this time. president obama still holds a lead there. >> seven house races still up for grabs this morning across the country including the heated contest on florida's treasure coast between tea party republican allen west and democratic challenger patrick murphy. right now murphy does have a very slim lead of less than 2500 votes. but west not conce
the economy. probably ain't gonna happen. but still cnn contributors will cain and roland martin are going to address that. they join me now. welcome, gentlemen. >> that was a funny skit. >> wasn't it funny? >> that was funny. >> i have this great idea, roland. why doesn't president obama appoint mitt romney as his secretary of business? >> right. >> seriously. right. that's really going to happen. first of all, we have a secretary of business. it's called the commerce secretary. normally that's the person who handles that sort of stuff. bottom line is people keep talking about what president barack obama needs to do. the fundamental problem with getting something done in washed is not with president obama. it's whether speaker john boehner can keep his republican caucus under control. tea party members last time, most of them freshmen, scuttled a lot of things that could have been done. that's the real issue. i do believe the president and speaker boehner can have a good relationship, certainly much better than senator mcconnell. can speaker boehner get his own troops in line? that's the
with a lack at some of the other stories making news today. good morning. >> good morning, soledad. cnn is projecting that ann kirkpatrick will return to congress. she barely beat republican challenger, jonathan payton. yet several house races are still up for grabs across the country this morning. in palm springs, california, republican mary bono mack, she's not giving up. she trailed democrat raul luis with all precincts reporting, but she says a large number of ballots have yet to be reported. mack's husband, connie mack, lost his bid in florida to bill nelson. in another tight race, alan west is not conceding defeat. he's demanding a partial recount in his re-election bid against democratic challenger patrick murphy. right now murphy has a very slim lead of less than 2,100 votes, but that's slightly more than what's needed to trigger an automatic recount. >>> the man behind that anti-muslim movie that caused so much rage overseas has been sentenced to a year in federal prison. mark youssif admit head used an alias without permission. he allegedly made a different name when he made t
% of the popular vote. my personal guess, frankly -- >> he did go on cnn yesterday and said i was wrong. >> stephanie: wow! >> yeah, i hate to do this but i give credit to newt gingrich for walking it back. >> stephanie: well, what else can you do? >> well i know -- >> you cannot go on cnn. >> yeah peggy noonan isn't going anywhere to say i am wrong. >> i'm so upset about it i'm going to divorce my current wife. >> but newt gingrich is still looking for a job. it's awesome. >> stephanie: no, but that's what they were saying we have two sets of numbers now, and math, and they want -- it's almost like they were saying -- dick morris will still have a job because they just want people who will make them feel better. >> and i think they were trying to influence the outcome. >> stephanie: yeah. >> prognostication. >> stephanie: liam in denver. you are on with melissa and company. >> caller: good morning, stephanie. >> stephanie: good morning. >> caller: i was so happy that we won i was even happier to watch donald trump completely meltdown. >> stephanie: yes. >> caller:
struck by cnn found its groove but the message boards that if he wins on election night and you're looking for any race anywhere, you could find the information you're looking for. i was really struck a margaret hoover, a political columnist was so beautiful that people think you think wow, ishii spire. who are some of the people who are starting to blow you away where the institutions you thought really played a major role. >> i would say going back to the original theories, sasha eisenberg and his book, does it. he nailed a the same that this will calm down to turnout and techniques. so i gave him a line of credit. >> i'm afraid this might be a little controversial, but i say nate silver said. it was the year of the polls and he nailed it. on the political side, having covered ted cruz, i am really impressed and he's going to be a player. he can be a republican supreme court nominee if not a candidate for president or vice president. >> i don't think many people hurt that much. >> he now becomes the third former supreme court clerk. he was serving in the senate along with sena
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